AIARD’s 2020 annual meeting theme is Making Food Safe: Meeting the Global Challenge. We invite you to submit an abstract for a talk or a poster HERE. Help us shape the conference agenda and showcase your work on food security!
On October 15th, AIARD and APLU (International Agriculture Section of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities) held a side event "Agriculture as peace-building in post-conflict settings" at the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue in Des Moines, Iowa. We were joined by over fifty participants to discuss the role of agricultural development for post-conflict reconstruction.
Please find more about the event here:
"Poetry Speaks to Hunger" is the title of our new blog post by Dr. Hiram Larew. Poetry can be powerful and Dr. Larew mentions that "research studies and policy briefs about food insecurity are incredibly important in our fight against hunger, but they just can’t grab the heart or imagination in the same way that a poet’s carefully written lines can." Read more HERE.